The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Reading region that had Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 38 38 31
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 111 139 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 6.15% 6.13% 6.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.34% 6.38% 7.01%
Number of salaries quoted 104 115 90
Median salary £45,000 £31,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+45.16% -8.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £44,750 £42,750
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £28,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Support Engineer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1752 2179 2226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 97.12% 96.12% 95.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1384 1636 1576
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region that featured Support Engineer in the job title.

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Reading region.

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Reading

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 123 (51.90%) Windows
2 118 (49.79%) Linux
3 94 (39.66%) Firewall
4 62 (26.16%) SQL Server
5 59 (24.89%) TCP/IP
6 58 (24.47%) Cisco
7 56 (23.63%) Apache
8 54 (22.78%) VMware
9 53 (22.36%) Cisco Certification
9 53 (22.36%) SAN
10 52 (21.94%) Active Directory
10 52 (21.94%) Tomcat
11 51 (21.52%) Unix
12 48 (20.25%) SQL
13 46 (19.41%) Microsoft
14 43 (18.14%) HTTP
15 42 (17.72%) Degree
15 42 (17.72%) CCNP
15 42 (17.72%) Oracle
16 41 (17.30%) JBoss
17 40 (16.88%) WAN
17 40 (16.88%) WebLogic
17 40 (16.88%) Red Hat
18 38 (16.03%) CheckPoint
19 37 (15.61%) Perl
19 37 (15.61%) MySQL
20 36 (15.19%) VPN
20 36 (15.19%) Finance
21 35 (14.77%) Web Services
21 35 (14.77%) LDAP

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 56 (23.63%) Apache
2 52 (21.94%) Tomcat
3 41 (17.30%) JBoss
4 40 (16.88%) WebLogic
5 31 (13.08%) WebSphere
6 22 (9.28%) IIS
6 22 (9.28%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 21 (8.86%) BizTalk Server
8 17 (7.17%) MS Exchange
9 13 (5.49%) OpenStack
10 11 (4.64%) nginx
10 11 (4.64%) Skype for Business
11 4 (1.69%) SharePoint
12 3 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (1.27%) Confluence
12 3 (1.27%) SAS
12 3 (1.27%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
13 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
13 2 (0.84%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 20 (8.44%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.95%) MS Office
3 1 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.11%) Temenos T24
2 2 (0.84%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 35 (14.77%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (10.55%) SaaS
3 16 (6.75%) Office 365
4 1 (0.42%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 94 (39.66%) Firewall
2 59 (24.89%) TCP/IP
3 53 (22.36%) SAN
4 43 (18.14%) HTTP
5 40 (16.88%) WAN
6 36 (15.19%) VPN
7 35 (14.77%) LDAP
8 34 (14.35%) DNS
9 31 (13.08%) NAS
10 29 (12.24%) BGP
10 29 (12.24%) MPLS
10 29 (12.24%) OSPF
11 24 (10.13%) SSL
11 24 (10.13%) Wireshark
12 23 (9.70%) LAN
12 23 (9.70%) Wireless
13 22 (9.28%) tcpdump
14 21 (8.86%) BIG-IP
14 21 (8.86%) Cisco ASA
15 16 (6.75%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (26.16%) SQL Server
2 37 (15.61%) MySQL
3 29 (12.24%) Relational Database
4 28 (11.81%) RDBMS
5 6 (2.53%) DB2
6 1 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (1.27%) JIRA
2 2 (0.84%) Jenkins
General
1 36 (15.19%) Finance
2 14 (5.91%) German Language
3 8 (3.38%) Banking
4 6 (2.53%) French Language
5 5 (2.11%) Spanish Language
6 4 (1.69%) Marketing
7 3 (1.27%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.27%) Portuguese Language
7 3 (1.27%) Retail
7 3 (1.27%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.42%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (14.77%) Web Services
2 33 (13.92%) LAMP
3 18 (7.59%) .NET
4 14 (5.91%) HTML
5 12 (5.06%) Middleware
6 11 (4.64%) LEMP Stack
6 11 (4.64%) MCollective
7 9 (3.80%) XML
8 3 (1.27%) Classic ASP
8 3 (1.27%) CSS
8 3 (1.27%) XSLT
9 2 (0.84%) jQuery
9 2 (0.84%) JSON
10 1 (0.42%) Ajax
10 1 (0.42%) FIX Protocol
10 1 (0.42%) J2EE
10 1 (0.42%) Unreal Engine
10 1 (0.42%) WAP
10 1 (0.42%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.97%) Computer Science
2 19 (8.02%) Data Centre
3 18 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (6.75%) Virtual Team
5 14 (5.91%) Clustering
6 12 (5.06%) Replication
7 9 (3.80%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (2.53%) Driving Licence
9 5 (2.11%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.69%) IVR
11 3 (1.27%) Blackberry
11 3 (1.27%) Mainframe
11 3 (1.27%) PKI
11 3 (1.27%) Smartphone
12 2 (0.84%) Private Cloud
13 1 (0.42%) Chemistry
13 1 (0.42%) Fintech
13 1 (0.42%) Mathematics
13 1 (0.42%) Physics
13 1 (0.42%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 123 (51.90%) Windows
2 118 (49.79%) Linux
3 51 (21.52%) Unix
4 35 (14.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 34 (14.35%) Windows Server
6 14 (5.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (5.49%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (4.22%) Windows 7
9 7 (2.95%) HPUX
9 7 (2.95%) Solaris
10 6 (2.53%) AIX
10 6 (2.53%) SUSE
11 5 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (1.69%) Windows 10
13 3 (1.27%) Android
14 2 (0.84%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.84%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.42%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.42%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (11.81%) ITIL
2 24 (10.13%) Network Monitoring
3 22 (9.28%) Web Operations
4 20 (8.44%) Incident Management
5 15 (6.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 14 (5.91%) Network Architecture
6 14 (5.91%) Network Design
6 14 (5.91%) Network Planning
7 13 (5.49%) Configuration Management
8 11 (4.64%) High Availability
9 10 (4.22%) Data Management
10 9 (3.80%) Change Management
10 9 (3.80%) Problem Management
10 9 (3.80%) Service Delivery
11 8 (3.38%) Load Balancing
12 7 (2.95%) Case Management
12 7 (2.95%) Process Improvement
13 6 (2.53%) Network Management
13 6 (2.53%) Trend Analysis
14 5 (2.11%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (20.25%) SQL
2 37 (15.61%) Perl
3 20 (8.44%) PowerShell
4 19 (8.02%) JavaScript
5 15 (6.33%) Java
6 13 (5.49%) C
6 13 (5.49%) Python
7 12 (5.06%) Bash Shell
8 8 (3.38%) Shell Script
9 7 (2.95%) C#
9 7 (2.95%) PHP
10 2 (0.84%) C++
11 1 (0.42%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.42%) VBA
Qualifications
1 53 (22.36%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (17.72%) CCNP
2 42 (17.72%) Degree
3 29 (12.24%) CCNA
4 17 (7.17%) CCIE
5 16 (6.75%) CCIP
5 16 (6.75%) CCSP
6 14 (5.91%) CCSA
7 12 (5.06%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (3.80%) CEH
8 9 (3.80%) CISSP
8 9 (3.80%) MCSE
9 7 (2.95%) MCP
10 5 (2.11%) MCSA
10 5 (2.11%) SC Cleared
10 5 (2.11%) Security Cleared
11 3 (1.27%) A+ Certification
11 3 (1.27%) DBS Check
11 3 (1.27%) JNCIA
11 3 (1.27%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.27%) SAS 70
2 2 (0.84%) QA
3 1 (0.42%) GMP
3 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 52 (21.94%) Active Directory
2 25 (10.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (9.28%) Oracle RAC
4 11 (4.64%) qmail
4 11 (4.64%) Squid
5 10 (4.22%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.84%) Firmware
6 2 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.84%) XenApp
6 2 (0.84%) XenServer
7 1 (0.42%) iptables
7 1 (0.42%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.42%) vSphere
7 1 (0.42%) Xen
Systems Management
1 30 (12.66%) Puppet
2 19 (8.02%) OpenAM
3 13 (5.49%) Nagios
4 11 (4.64%) Cacti
4 11 (4.64%) collectd
4 11 (4.64%) Ganglia
4 11 (4.64%) Graphite
4 11 (4.64%) logstash
4 11 (4.64%) ZABBIX
5 6 (2.53%) Legato
6 5 (2.11%) Backup Exec
6 5 (2.11%) Simpana
7 4 (1.69%) NetBackup
8 3 (1.27%) Nmap
9 2 (0.84%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (0.84%) SCCM
10 1 (0.42%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (0.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 58 (24.47%) Cisco
2 54 (22.78%) VMware
3 46 (19.41%) Microsoft
4 42 (17.72%) Oracle
5 40 (16.88%) Red Hat
6 38 (16.03%) CheckPoint
7 31 (13.08%) Juniper
7 31 (13.08%) Sun
8 25 (10.55%) Citrix
8 25 (10.55%) F5
9 21 (8.86%) NetScout
10 11 (4.64%) EMC
10 11 (4.64%) Splunk
11 10 (4.22%) HP
12 8 (3.38%) Avaya
12 8 (3.38%) Hitachi
12 8 (3.38%) Mitel
13 7 (2.95%) NEC
14 6 (2.53%) Forcepoint
14 6 (2.53%) Sybase
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